SPIE acquires Edwin and strengthens its engineering competence in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

Published on 07 November 2023

Ratingen, November 7, 2023 – SPIE, the independent European leader in multi-technical services in the areas of energy and communications, announces the acquisition of Edwin. With the acquisition SPIE strengthens its engineering expertise in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. 

More than 400 employees work for SPIE in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, applying their know-how in the areas of energy infrastructure as well as building technology installation. Our energy infrastructure experts in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, SPIE Elektrovod, now gain a small team with great expertise: Edwin provides design and engineering services for overhead high voltage and mid voltage lines. 

Edwin was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Bratislava. The company, which operates in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, employs 14 people and generated revenue of €1.2 million in 2022.

“We are delighted to welcome Edwin to SPIE. I am pleased that with Edwin we can strengthen our local team with excellent engineering skills. We wish them well within SPIE”, stated Markus Holzke, Managing Director of SPIE Deutschland & Zentraleuropa. 

Jakub Kolesar, Managing Director, and Karol Slaninka, Sales Manager of SPIE Elektrovod are excited about the future: “We are happy to welcome our new colleagues from Edwin. With them we are able to grow further in areas such as 110 kV installations, railroad infrastructure and electric mobility.” Lucia Grambličková, who manages the operations of Edwin, adds: "We already know each other from joint projects and are looking forward to the future together. I am sure that the team will complement each other very well. We look forward to becoming a part of the SPIE family.”